Only minutes from Orlando, this paddling trip is the most scenic in all of central Florida. Come enjoy a day of paddling clear water, sand pine scrub, hammocks, pine flat woods, and black water swamps. This trip offers a great opportunity to observe alligators, the rare black bear, manatee, and numerous wading birds all from the safety of your kayak. A light lunch is provided picnic style, riverside. Tour lasts about 4 hours and includes a shuttle back to your car at the river’s end.
Dates: Every day beginning at 9:00 am. Private tours are available any day or time for groups of 4 or more.
Price: $80 per person + 6.5% Florida sales tax
NOTE: When you make your reservation, type the date you would like to reserve in the area labeled ”Instructions to Merchant.”
Katies Landing from Orlando From the Orlando Attractions drive east on Interstate 4. Exit right at exit 101b-c. The exit ramp splits into exit 101b on the right and 101c to the left. Go left to exit 101c. At the end of the ramp is a traffic light. This is Highway 46. Turn left and travel 4.7 miles. Turn right onto Wekiva Park Road. Drive 1 mile down and Katies Landing is on the left.
There are bathrooms and a parking lot. Please register your car and pay the $3. parking fee. Your guide and kayaks will be at the waters edge.
What You Need To Bring
- Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, and sun screen)
- Wear clothes that can get wet and possibly dirty
- Water proof camera
- Tips for your guides